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Windows 7: Non-volatile DIMMs: immortal DRAM?

23 Aug 2010   #1
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 
Non-volatile DIMMs: immortal DRAM?

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DRAM’s speed. Flash’s data preservation. The NVDIMM has both. Too good to be true? It isn’t.
Lots of cool flash apps at the Flash Memory Summit last week. One of the best was the NVDIMM from San Diego-area Agiga Tech, a Cypress Semiconductor company.
Nothing beats synchronous DRAM’s combination of price, performance and durability for main memory. But lose power and DRAM’s data is gone. Critical apps have long used battery-back up (BBU) to guard against wonky power.
More: Non-volatile DIMMs: immortal DRAM? | ZDNet


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23 Aug 2010   #2
arkhi

Windows 2000 5.0 Build 2195
 
 

Finally! Some news about this. Last I've heard about this was 7 years ago in 6th grade when I've read reports of scientists researching about universal memory/non-volatile RAM which could be useful for both RAM and ROM.
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